2.5.1.21: squalene synthase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about squalene synthase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

2 (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate +

NAD(P)H
+
H+
=
squalene
+ 2 diphosphate +
NAD(P)+

Synonyms

CrSQS, dt-ySQase, Erg9, EtSS, farnesyl-diphosphate farnesyltransferase, farnesyl-diphosphate:farnesyldiphosphate farnesyltransferase, farnesyldiphosphate farnesyltransferase 1, farnesyldiphosphate:farnesyldiphosphate farnesyltransferase, farnesyltransferase, FDFT1, hSQS, presqualene synthase, presqualene-diphosphate synthase, SQase, SQS, SQS1, squalene synthase, squalene synthase 1, squalene synthetase, SS1, SSase, SSN, synthase, squalene

ECTree

     2 Transferases
         2.5 Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups
             2.5.1 Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups (only sub-subclass identified to date)
                2.5.1.21 squalene synthase